Financial Professionals


The Week Ahead (October 4) – U.S. Dollar

Joe Terranova
Take a $100 bill out of your wallet and stare at it closely – it looks the same as it always did. Well, not really, it may look the same but its purchasing power continues to diminish.

Post ISM Commentary & US Jobs Report Preview

Joe Terranova
The Friday October 1st ISM release provided investors with further evidence that FOMC will decide to expand the size of its balance sheet from $2 trillion at the two day November FOMC meeting.

China PMI

Joe Terranova
1. China’s September PMI rose from 51.7 to 53.8, above the 52.5 consensus

ISM Preview

Joe Terranova
The week ahead closes September. Since the credit crisis began in the 3rd Quarter of 2008, the first business day of each calendar month has been a highly anticipated day for me.

Post FOMC / Town Hall Thoughts

Joe Terranova
Velma Hart stole the show during Monday’s town hall on CNBC with a brilliant question, “Is this my new reality?”

Past performance is not a guarantee of future results.

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